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The Craigslist Personal Ads from EDC are Absolutely Horrifying

It's peace, love, unity, respect, and a whole lot of awkward sex on Craigslist.<p>Three days of plying your body with foreign substances while surrounded by half naked people may leave you feeling some type of way. So much so that hundreds upon hundreds of ravers took to Craigslist to find love—or, …

This Is Why FDA Is Banning Trans Fats

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The birth of a psychopath

<b>(CNN) —</b> After every horrific crime that shocks us, the next question we often ask is, "How could anyone do such a thing?"<p>If the criminal is a psychopath, the answer is very simple. They don't feel empathy or guilt. So instead of asking, "How could they do this horrible thing?" the more pertinent …

Psychology

Spotify Unveils New Features For Runners, Including Songs That Change Based On Your Tempo

Spotify’s press event today wasn’t just about adding video and other content types. The company also revealed that it’s adding new features to improve the experience for anyone who listens to the app during their runs.<p>To do that, Chief Product Officer Gustav Söderström said Spotify will now use the …

What If Everybody Didn't Have to Work to Get Paid?

Advocates say that a guaranteed basic income can lead to more creative, fulfilling work. The question is how to fund it.<p>Scott Santens has been thinking a lot about fish lately. Specifically, he’s been reflecting on the aphorism, “If you give a man a fish, he eats for a day. If you teach a man to …

Income Inequality

What would you pay to be happy?

The source of our happiness is closer than ever to being located, measured and commodified. Alex Renton meets the ‘psychoeconomists’ and asks, have they created a monster?<p>The happiest man in the world is a 67-year-old Buddhist monk called Matthieu Ricard. He starts his day sitting in a meadow in …

Happiness

Inside the surprisingly dark world of Rube Goldberg machines

Inside the whimsical but surprisingly dark world of Rube Goldberg machines<p><b>On the eve of the</b> 2015 Rube Goldberg Machine Contest college nationals, six teams gather in Columbus, Ohio’s Center of Science and Industry children’s museum to set up their machines around the walls of the hangar-like space …

Engineering

Scientists genetically modify human embryos in controversial world first

New procedure used to modify disease-causing gene, but raises questions over whether restrictions should be placed on new wave of genetic techniques<p>Scientists in China have genetically modified human embryos in a world first that has re-ignited the debate over the ethics and safety of genetic …

Genetics

How the Boston Marathon Bombing Hurt Tsarnaev's Homeland

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Breathtaking Winter Camping in Washington

<i>Photo: Scott Kranz</i><p><b>By Scott Kranz, an Explorer for The Outbound Collective</b><p>This eight-mile roundtrip trek through old-growth forests to the snowy mountaintop of Mount Dickerman rewards you with breathtaking views of the of the Cascade region. I highly recommend waking up early to see the sunrise over …

This Is The Texting Service Undocumented Immigrants Are Using To Avoid Police

PaseLaVoz is a peer-to-peer texting service that undocumented immigrants across the South use to alert one another about police checkpoints. Its success suggests potential for technologies designed to help the undocumented navigate life in America.<p>When Alfredo Rodriguez and his friends sit around a …

Immigration

How extreme fear shapes what we remember

Many of us will experience a significant trauma in our lives, says Lesley Evans Ogden. Yet could there be ways to avoid reliving the memories?<p>It was no ordinary honeymoon. After boarding their flight in Canada on the evening of 23 August 2001, newlyweds Margaret McKinnon and her husband were …

The Brain

This Fake Phone Charger Is Actually Recording Every Key You Type

“Whose phone charger is that sticking out of the wall? Oh. It must be Ben’s. Ben always leaves his charger at work. Classic Ben!”<p>Alas, it’s not Ben’s charger. Hell, it’s not a charger at all. It’s actually a little spy device <i>disguised</i> as a phone charger, capable of sniffing out every key you type …

Gear & Gadgets

Up close with Google's new and improved Project Ara prototype

Google has come a long way since it first publicly demoed a "working" Ara Prototype during Google I/O last summer. That device was big and didn't …

Modern Cottage Rising on Old Heirloom Cottage Grounds

A family timber-frame cottage absorbs modern design and building techniques to become a fascinating dark retreat. Dressed in cross-laminated black …

Tiny magnetic keyboard delivers touch-typing with just eight keys

The portable keyboard has been reinvented once again, this time as the TextBlade, a miniscule magnetic click-together gadget with multitouch keys.<p>Typing on tablet and smartphone screens isn't everyone's idea of a good time. They're small, it's easy to tap the wrong key and you don't get the …

Portable

The Omen 15 is a sign that HP is putting Alienware in its crosshairs

PC sales are starting to stabilize after several years of steep decline, and market leaders are slowly but steadily regaining their competitiveness. …

Clover designs a new portable tablet cash register for First Data

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: First Data<p>Payment processing giant First Data may not be known for its design chops, but that’s why it bought Clover …

Sean Rad Out As Tinder CEO. Inside The Crazy Saga

Sean Rad, the cofounder and CEO of Tinder, an app that over the past two years has completely reinvented how young people date and mate, has been generating news regularly. And sitting in his room last month at Philadelphia’s stylish Hotel Palomar, the 28-year-old was preparing to make more. …

Adobe Launches Brackets V1.0, An Open-source Text Editor for Web Designers

Adobe has just released version 1.0 of Brackets, its free open-source text editor that’s built in HTML, CSS and JavaScript, for coding HTML, CSS and JavaScript.<p>Available for Windows, Mac and Linux, Brackets is aimed at Web designers and developers, with focused features like Live Preview to easily …

Mozilla and mobile operators want to make the web more global and diverse

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Thinkstock<p>Firefox-maker Mozilla and the GSMA mobile operator trade body are teaming up to help develop more …

SoundCloud is launching its subscription music service with Warner Music Group in 2015

Today SoundCloud announced that the Warner Music Group is the first partner for its upcoming subscription service.<p>The service is due to launch in the first half of 2015 and will be supported through the ‘On SoundCloud‘ ad program, which was first introduced in August to help artists make some money …

Malaysia Airlines crash: 27 Australians on board downed plane in Ukraine

Tony Abbott says it is a 'grim, grim time' and the world should be 'filled with revulsion' if it is proved the plane was shot down<p>• Follow live updates on the MH17 crash<p>• Missile destroys Malaysian Airlines plane over Ukraine<p>Tony Abbott says the world should be “filled with revulsion” at the news a …

Joe Biden On Airline Crash: "Apparently Shot Down. Not An Accident. Blown Out Of The Sky."

"Apparently..and I say apparently because we don't have all the details yet I want to be sure of what I say."<p>Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday the Malaysian airliner that crashed Thursday in Ukraine near the Russian border "apparently had been shot down."<p>The flight crashed Thursday with 280 …

Joe Biden

Joe Biden: Malaysia Plane 'Apparently Shot Down' Over Ukraine, 'Not An Accident'

DETROIT -- Vice President Joe Biden said the United States is working to confirm reports that Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 was "apparently shot down" over eastern Ukraine on Thursday.<p>"A Malaysian aircraft traveling from Western Europe to Kuala Lumpur … was apparently shot down," Biden said, telling …

Boeing 777 has excellent track record, experts say

The Boeing 777 is considered one of the safest planes in the world by aviation analysts and the crash today of a Malaysia Airlines plane in Ukraine seems unlikely to change that record unless the cause is traced to a flaw.<p>There were reports that the Malaysia Airlines plane carrying 295 people from …